Why we must all resist the woke war on written English - by Zoe Strimpel for the Telegraph

Updated: Jun 28, 2021

The government needs to exercise extreme vigilance in combatting trends current in US education according to Zoe Strimpel who was herself educated in a US school. Already there are signs of its devastating impact on our higher education system, and on the English language itself.


"Students today can no longer take for granted the apparent luxury of being evaluated harshly and fairly, and with it, the potential for learning, improvement and excellence. This is because, with its genius for turning good things bad and true things false, woke ideology has decided that even basic standards of coherence and accuracy themselves are evidence of a white, male Euro-centric (and therefore bad) worldview. At a number of universities in Britain, good spelling, proper grammar and robust essay structure – not to mention concepts like facts, truth and argument – all now fall under suspicion. Continuing on in thrall to these devious non-ideas now risks turning us into a nation of woolly-headed illiterates."


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